Magic Lantern Slide: Plate made by J. Elston, Exeter, 1700

This slide is within a group of images of silver objects made or sold in Exeter. It depicts a silver salver with the marks of J Elston and the year 1700. All the objects in this group of photographs were held in the private collection of Brufords, an Exeter silversmith and retailer, with the earliest item made in 1571 and the latest in 1743. The photographs were taken in 1934 by Mr Weaver Baker who was a keen amateur photographer with a passion for historic Exeter, its archaeology and relics.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Plate made by J. Elston, Exeter, 1700
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Plate made by J. Elston, Exeter, 1700
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Collection Town
Collection County
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'J. Elston. Exeter. 1700. / W. Bruford + Son Ltd Exeter.' on mount; typed '63/1934.30' on label

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